The Dry January Movement: Is It About Health Or Alcohol?

Experienced independent writer with a background in the wine industry. The approximately seven-year New Year’s Resolution trend that appears to have gained traction, Dry January, is billed as a health trend. In fact, the first line of a recent press release I received was emphatic, “The latest New Year’s trend has nothing to do with…

Depression: 35 extra minutes of exercise daily slashes risk

It is common knowledge that exercise is good for physical health, but a new study shows that it can also help curtail episodes of depression, even in those who have an increased genetic risk. According to the researchers, who are from the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, the study is the first of its kind….

Mighty Mice Head to Space on Important Health Mission

On Thursday, Dec. 5, researchers from The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine (JAX-GM), UConn Health, and Connecticut Children’s sent genetically-engineered “Mighty Mice” to the International Space Station to learn about the effect of microgravity on muscle and bone loss. The mice were launched at 12:29 p.m. on SpaceX’s Dragon spacecraft on a Falcon 9 rocket…

Not just counterfeit: Legal THC vaping products linked to lung illnesses

New evidence shows that legitimate THC vaping products are also making people sick, meaning that illegal, off-brand vapes aren’t the only products to blame for the current outbreak of vaping-related illnesses. The Massachusetts Department of Public Health reports that at least six patients suspected of having the vaping lung illness purchased THC products at licensed…

Health strike: Hospitals cancel surgery and appointments

The South Eastern Health Trust has said a number of services will be disrupted next week due to ongoing strike action by health workers. On Wednesday, all routine outpatient appointments at the Ulster Hospital have been cancelled apart from Maternity and Children’s Services. On Monday, there will be no catering or transport to and from day…

Turns out eating healthy is good for the planet’s health too

Food accounts for as much as a third of greenhouse gas emissions, so how can we eat more sustainably? Australia produces some of the best food in the world, from the fresh produce we grow, to our award-winning dairy, world-class wine and the coffee we brew. But, increasingly, Australians are recognising food’s impact beyond its…

US charges former Outcome Health executives over alleged fraud

Medical marketing startup Outcome Health was once worth $5.5 billion. The company’s cofounders and former execs were just charged with fraud. The US Department of Justice just came out with criminal charges alleging Outcome Health cofounders Rishi Shah and Shradha Agarwal and two other former executives of conducting a $1 billion fraud scheme. In October,…

Yul Edochie Announces His Pastoral Calling

Posted by George on Mon 18th Nov, 2019. Yul Edochie has revealed he is ready to join the body of Christ and many believe he might be up to his usual theatrics. Nollywood actor Yul Edochie is walking towards the path of becoming another Chris Okotie, VP Yemi Osinbajo, to mention a few. Ginna Crochets…

Check Out Five Healthy Snacks You Have To Eat During Pregnancy

Posted by Samuel on Mon 18th Nov, 2019.  As a woman, there are certain heathy snacks you have to eat during pregnancy. These are some of those snacks. There’s a misconception in Nigeria that when a woman is pregnant she should be eating for two: herself and the baby. This may have created a myth…